In today's news roundup, Paris is slowed to a crawl by a transportation strike, Hong Kong protesters continue, with a song, the FIBA Basketball World Cup Championship is today, and thieves in England steal a golden toilet.
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In today's news roundup, millions in Assam, India may be left without a country, Italy forms a surprising new government, Andrew Luck retires from football early, and Carli Lloyd shows she can kick football field goals.
Antonio de la Rosa has completed what he believes is a record - in just over 76 days, he paddled across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Hawaii on a special stand-up paddle boat.
In today's news roundup, G7 leaders hold a tense meeting in France, a woman wins all the prizes in a 31-mile (50-kilometer) race, and a city in Germany offers a prize for proof it doesn't exist.
If you went to a state or county fair in the US this summer, you may have had a chance to see an unusual "sport" that is becoming more and more popular around the world. It's called "Rabbit Show Jumping".
The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo next year. Japan has made 5,000 medals for the winners. But these Olympic medals are more special than most - they are made entirely out of recycled electronics.
The Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence Race is the longest running race in the world. It's a 3,100 mile (4,989 kilometer) race. It's also a very short race - the entire track goes around just one city block.
Several teenagers are going home with millions of dollars in prize money after winning the first "World Cup" of the video game Fortnite. The contest shows how popular e-sports have become.
In today's news roundup, the US struggles to beat a heatwave, Algeria Wins the African Cup of Nations, a "genius" bear is on the run in Italy, and two penguins keep showing up for sushi in New Zealand.
In today's news roundup, Facebook gets a $5 billion fine, England meets New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup, Simona Halep wins the Wimbledon women's title, and a group of bikers ride naked in Cologne, Germany.